Eleanor M. Hawkins

Birth: October 24th, 1928
Death: October 29th, 2017
Age: 89 years


Eleanor M. Hawkins, 89, of Coleman died Sunday October 29, 2017 at Gladwin Pines.  She was born October 24, 1928 in Flint, the daughter of the late John & Mary (Berfette) Sersaw.  Eleanor M. Sersaw married Delbert L. Hawkins, Sr. October 7, 1947 in Coleman.  He died April 28, 1993.  Eleanor was employed as a waitress in the area for most of her life.  She enjoyed crafting and loved animals especially the fish in her aquariums. 


Survivors include her children: Carol & David Spencer of Coleman, Pamela & James Hughes of Midland, Diana & Bruce Amley of AZ, Delbert & Diana Hawkins, Jr. of Coleman, 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandsons, sisters, Bonnie Wells of Edenville, Lorraine Geiling of Midland, several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her brother Forrest “Frick” Sersaw, sister Berniece Orahoske and half-sister Doris Sersaw.


Cremation has taken place.  The family will receive guests at a luncheon being held at the Coleman VFW Post #1071 on Sunday November 5, 2017 from 2-5 pm.   Donations may be directed to the O’Laughlin Funeral Home, Inc. for Eleanor Hawkins’ services. 


Please contact the Funeral Services Provider if you wish to report any errors in this notification, or if you would like any additional information.


“So sorry to find out your mom passed away. She was our mom's roommate at the Pines. She was a sweet lady to our family and mom. It was nice to get to know her and her family. She is no longer in pain if that is any consolation to the family. We will be praying for the family during this time of sorrow and the days ahead. RIP Eleanor.”

Vera Parker family, Sandy, Peggy, Kathy & Lisa

“So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I have fond memories of all of us on a bowling team...Prayers for your family”

Bonnie (Keyes) Thompson


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